Gulls: Sentinels of bacteria in the environment

Gulls: Sentinels of bacteria in the environment

Gulls: Sentinels of bacteria in the environment

Gulls are one of the main wild birds that act as reservoirs of Campylobacter and Salmonella, two most relevant intestinal antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing gastroenteritis in humans. Therefore, according to an article published in the journal Science of the Total Environment seagulls could act as sentinels of the antibiotic pressure in the environment.
Gulls: Sentinels of bacteria in the environment